|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||5%|
|Student to faculty ratio||14:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,605 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
William Paterson University of New Jersey is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 10,791 applications and 8,162 students were granted admission. William Paterson University of New Jersey is at the #74 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 0% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 99% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||890 to 1080|
William Paterson University of New Jersey charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $17,868 and in-state students paid $9,976.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 89% of William Paterson University of New Jersey's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 49% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,588 (which is 3.5% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at William Paterson University of New Jersey in 2016-2017, was 908, which is 68% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,492 (which is 3.6% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, William Paterson University of New Jersey has enrolled a total of 10,583 students (7,823 students full-time and 2,760 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 10,583 students, 1,133 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and 9,103 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,480 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 460 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 15%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Two or more races: 3%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at William Paterson University of New Jersey.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||14%||1,105|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||6%||486|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||6%||478|
|Visual And Performing Arts||4%||318|
|English Language And Literature/letters||3%||234|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||3%||213|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||3%||202|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of William Paterson University of New Jersey full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of William Paterson University of New Jersey graduates 6 years after enrollment is $32,600. Last year, out of the total 2,796 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,600 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,967 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,700 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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